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Need Love?
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See it but never feel it. Get close, only to push it away. “Don’t know what you’ve got til it’s gone” Epitome of my life. What is wrong with me? What makes me so un-lovable? Can someone remove this defective... (more »)
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I Am From This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I am from My green blankey and Climbing out of my crib From playing mermaid in the bathtub. I am from walking my dog, And the noise he made when I step on his tail. I am from my sheep nightlight And Blue’s Clues and the Berenstain... (more »)
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The American Dream This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
It is the American DreamWhat we all strive for and imagineIndouble-wide trailers to double-wide mansionsIn sprouting lakes of fake fish.Nothing captures its essenceUnbound by time or dust or rotThe thingswe cherish still are lovingly pattedAnd... (more »)
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All I Need Is a Friend This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.
Books fill up my room. Not baseball cards, or pictures of girls, or basketballs. Maybe a blown up picture of … … Pam Anderson might help. Black-framed glasses and a white, pale, lanky body. I should start working out. At least... (more »)
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Just Like You This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Feet dangle inches above Tantalizingly taunting … They strive to graze the bicycle’s pedals, Just as my hands strive to emerge From the lemon yellow dress You handed down to me. My slow growth is too far behind Your quick judgment,... (more »)
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The Peopla In The Mist
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The people in the mist I see look at me am I seeing things I do not know are they real it seems so though they are hidden by mist I can hear them wail and hiss in a chorus of cursed voices their clothes old and worn... (more »)
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end of days
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I see a murder of crows they caw to my soul with a caw I have never heard nor have I seen a murder like this before they seemed calm yet chilling they called to me with eager flaps of their black wings they seemed to... (more »)
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I do not know
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I saw a girl in white with pale skin she walked slowly almost limping she moaned and groaned as she walked alone darkness and storms followed whoever kissed her cold lips of purpleish blue her eyes were blue her hair black... (more »)
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Hello My Name is Hate
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Hello my name is hate         I push you down in the halls making you late The one who glares at you Burning a hole all the way through   Hello my name is alone What you are right... (more »)
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#10
untitled
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in the cave I meet friendly  warm  such nice people once out I see truth (more »)
Subsection: Haikus  
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#11
The Same Mistakes
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Can we fall repeatedly Into the same mistakes? When will we learn How to change? I want to say one thing But my mind shifts to another You distract me from my agenda You make me go insane Words left unsaid Pain felt but not spoken... (more »)
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Escaping Society
By , Winston Salem, NC
Swallowed whole by deception Living each day as an act of redemption Our life already panned out Obliviously searching for the right route Countless day spent in classrooms wasted Through hushed whispers our work is hastened... (more »)
Subsection: Ballads  
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Malignant Wishes
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This cancer's taken over my brain, In and out I look like I'm fine but please refrain, From making half-hearted assumptions, Based on your shallow illusion of full redemption, Because these chemicals in my veins, Won't let me rest until... (more »)
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Living Her Lies
By , Winston Salem, NC
  She sits in fear of her own thoughts Her eyes are tired and body is weak Feeling isolated in loneliness A reason to keep going is all she seeks Among all her peers she smiles and laughs She has become accustomed to this... (more »)
Subsection: Ballads  
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i need you around
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I could talk about what my dad was like, or my moms ex-boyfriends types, But i’m forgetting the negativity that’s passed my sight, It use to be prison cell night, Living in the streets never provided the light. Reality became a do, Not... (more »)
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Limitations
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People are afraid afraid to cross the line break the wall and ignore the warnings the curious and the brave know that the solid wall is really just a picket fence that anyone  can jump over and ignore the warning signs And curiosity... (more »)
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